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24 Nov 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The outlook is stable, but policy transition, regulatory uncertainty and tighter funding access pose risks.

18 Nov 2021|Moody's Corporation

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22 Nov 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Increasing cyber risks are challenging organizations around the world to fortify their cybersecurity, particularly as remote and hybrid work arrangements create vulnerabilities to computer networks. Cyber insurance costs also continue to climb.

23 Nov 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Companies’ leverage and interest coverage are returning to pre-pandemic levels as earnings recover. But policy transitions and tightening funding access are risks to earnings growth.

23 Nov 2021|Moody's Investors Service

North American nonfinancial companies in 2022 will benefit from strong demand and favorable credit fundamentals, but evolving supply-demand imbalances and inflationary risks heighten their credit risk at a time of high debt loads taken on during the pandemic.

17 Nov 2021|Moody's Investors Service

National and European-level investment plans and robust private consumption will sustain the economic recovery next year, which will support some modest deleveraging. Moreover, accommodative monetary policy will likely contain any increases in borrowing costs. However, debt burdens will remain well above 2019 levels, and pandemic developments, growing social pressures and inflation elevate risks to our baseline forecasts.

23 Nov 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Our 2022 stable outlook for EMEA nonfinancial corporates balances strong economic growth, a continued recovery in earnings and a low forecast default rate with more recent inflationary pressure and supply chain disruptions. We expect free cash flow to improve, but companies will face competing demands on how to use it.

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Germany's coalition agreement is likely to allow for quick government formation, a credit positive

Potential KKR buyout would be credit negative for Telecom Italia, but outcome remains uncertain

Chile's election results will likely limit radical policy changes

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